Diverse Learning Teachers (Primary X 2) Commencement Date: 2...

Job no: 499337
Work type: ongoing full-time
Location: St Luke's Catholic College - Marsden Park
Categories: Teaching

The Learning Community

Having commenced in 2017 with 86 students across Kindergarten to Year 6, St Luke’s at Marsden Park is a next generation learning community within the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP). As a ‘next generation Catholic Learning Community’ we are designing and establishing the ‘new normal’ for preschool to post school learning in an environment characterised by a flexible, stage based curriculum which nurtures and grows faith-filled, curious children to become creative contributors and innovative problem solvers for a changing world. In 2021, we will enrol over 1250 students from Kindergarten to Year 9 in addition to the 59 place long day centre which commenced in February, 2018.

The Role

The Diversity Teacher is an adaptive expert who works alongside leaders and teachers in a variety of modes to share their knowledge, understanding and expertise. The Diversity Teacher works with the Diversity Leader to ensure that diversity perspectives are incorporated into all aspects of school life. The Diversity Teacher:

  • Promotes meaningful and age appropriate learning for all students.

  • Maintain safe and inclusive learning environments and implement fair and equitable behaviour management plans.

  • Interpret assessment data to diagnose learning challenges and then develop responsive plans to enable learning.

  • Assists the Diversity Leader in determining an appropriate specialist teaching mode* (*Reading Recovery, Third Wave reading intervention, and EMU Specialist program have a defined mode of delivery)

  • Works collaboratively to plan and implement school programs with a diversity perspective.

  • Assists the classroom teacher in identifying and prioritising vulnerable students.

  • Collaboratively develop student profiles and personalised learning plans for vulnerable students.

  • Works with classroom teachers to map and monitor the progress of vulnerable students.

  • Assists and supports Case Management processes and implements strategies which derives from them.

  • Models inclusive teaching practices in order to build the capacity of classroom teachers.

  • Works collaboratively within the learning space to build the capacity of students to participate and succeed in regular classroom activities.

  • Assists with the delivery of professional learning opportunities for all staff in their field of expertise.

  • Perform specific tasks as directed by the principal or their delegate.

Please Note: The Diversity Teacher is a resource for the whole school community. It is highly desirable that they have:

  • qualifications in inclusive education,or similar.

  • extensive experience as a classroom teacher.

  • expertise with CEDP’s upper primary literacy and numeracy support programs, or similar.

Application requirements

By no later than 9:00am Friday 23 October, formally express your interest by forwarding

  • a one page letter of introduction, or equivalent video, introducing yourself and explaining why you are applying for the role;

  • a two page response to role outline and requirements with 4 hyperlinks to evidence of effective work practice; and,

  • a one page resume including three referees.

Applications are to be sent to jobsatslcc@parra.catholic.edu.au

Advertised: 14 Oct 2020 18:10 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 23 Oct 2020 09:10 AUS Eastern Daylight Time